Preparing, Training, & Recruiting High Quality Teachers & Principles


NCLB was signed into law in January 2002, reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Prior to NCLB, funds for educator professional development were administered through the Eisenhower Professional Learning State Grants. Funds for class size reduction were a separate category. The purpose of the legislation is to:

  • Increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools;and

  • Hold local educational agencies and schools accountable for improvements in student academic


Online CFP e-Application/e-Amendments for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs)
LEAs (supervisory unions/districts) may view online the e-Application/e-Amendments for the consolidated federal programs. Funds are allocated to each LEA based on federal formulas and allocation amounts. Consolidated funds include:

  Title IIA Cliff Notes for Consolidated Federal Program (CFP) Leaders
The updated and revised Title IIA Cliff Notes are now available as a guide in the preparation of professional development strategies that are clear, comprehensive and approvable.

M.C.Moran, Program Manager
(802) 479-1205

Page Last Updated on July 27, 2015